The inaugural show at Avondale’s Rare Nest Gallery augurs a space committed to featuring overlooked artists.
Tim Zawada and Ben Van Dyke’s label, Star Creature Universal Vibrations, helps turn the far-flung fans of this resurgent postdisco dance music into an evolving community.
Also, CTU president Karen Lewis is recovering from a stroke in the hospital.
A “ferocious ensemble effort” and a pitch-perfect revival are among this week’s best bets.
The CHA provides Section 8 vouchers to tens of thousands of low-income households. Is the agency trying to keep them from realizing their collective power?
Late alderman Berny Stone once blocked plans for the Lincoln Village Pedestrian Bicycle Bridge. Some say he was motivated by real estate concerns, others say racism.
Current musical obsessions of Thrill Jockey publicist Mike Boyd, recording engineer Doug Malone, and Reader associate editor Jamie Ludwig
Noah Baumbach’s latest comic drama is now playing at the Landmark Century and available to stream on Netflix.
Abortion bill HB 40, the union-busting Janus v. AFSCME case, and the Illinois governor’s unlikely coalition
Heavy rockers Alma Negra return transformed as Reivers, CHIRP celebrates its long-awaited terrestrial signal, and more.
Also, Harvey Weinstein’s unlikely 1985 Bears connection.
The Amazing Acro-Cats, architect Kaneji Domoto, the Joffrey’s Giselle, and more goings-on about town from October 16-19
Also, Chance the Rapper will headline the Obama Foundation Summit closing concert.
Pianist Fabian Almazan and saxophonist Jason Rigby, both members of Mark Guiliana’s elastic quartet, pursue radically different but equally impressive sounds in their own bands.
“But American food? I love it! I like burgers, fries, chicken fingers, and cheese sticks,” Anna Tsymbaliuk says.